October 14, 2011
Generation X & Children
From the Juggle, a WSJ blog:
It’s long been known that high-powered careers can hamper or delay women’s plans to have children. But a new study suggests the challenges loom especially large for women of Generation X.
The study conducted for the Center for Work-Life Policy, by Knowledge Networks, suggests the pressures imposed by demanding work schedules of 60 hours or more a week, along with strong career ambitions, heavy debt loads and the sluggish economy, are among the reasons, according to the Center. The conclusions are based on a survey, focus-group discussions and one-on-one interviews.
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I believe this - based on my experience, white collar gen X women tend to be very focused on their careers.
Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney | Oct 14, 2011 8:57:09 AM
White collar, generation X women have always displayed a lot of ambition toward their careers. That ambition, coupled with high student loan debt, and the sluggish economy have probably put 'child rearing' on the back burner with regard to a lot of white collar, generation X women's plans for raising a family.
Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Oct 14, 2011 9:49:02 PM